Biology Chapter 1/2 Quiz

27 Questions | Total Attempts: 1208

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Biology Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The passing of traits from parents to offspring is called
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Heredity

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Cellulose

  • 2. 
    The control group is manipulated in the experiment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Unknown

  • 3. 
    The ___ variable is the variable that is measured in an experiment
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Dependent

    • C. 

      Independent

    • D. 

      Control

  • 4. 
    ____ used a controlled experiment to test if acidic water was harming developing salamander embryos.
    • A. 

      Harkins

    • B. 

      Watson

    • C. 

      Harte

    • D. 

      Crick

  • 5. 
    Biology is the study of
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      The weather

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of all living things?
    • A. 

      Growth & development

    • B. 

      Cells

    • C. 

      Reproduction

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 7. 
    Living things
    • A. 

      Require energy to carry on life processes

    • B. 

      Have the ability to reproduce

    • C. 

      Are composed of cells

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    All living organisms are composed of
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Diatoms

    • D. 

      Cellulose

  • 9. 
    All living things maintain a balance within their cells and the environment through the process of
    • A. 

      Development

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 10. 
    The process by which organisms make more of their own kind is called
    • A. 

      Heredity

    • B. 

      Genetics

    • C. 

      Mutation

    • D. 

      Reproduction

  • 11. 
    Children tend to resemble thier parents due to
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Heredity

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Mutation

  • 12. 
    Most typically, the order in which the steps of scientific investigations are applied is
    • A. 

      Hypothesis, predictions, observations, controlled testing, conclusions, questions

    • B. 

      Predictions, observations, hypothesis, conclusions, controlled testing, questions

    • C. 

      Observation, conclusions, controlled testing, predictions, questions, hypothesis

    • D. 

      Observations, questions, hypothesis, predictions, controlled testing, conclusions

  • 13. 
    A hypothesis is a
    • A. 

      Definite answer to a given problem

    • B. 

      Proven statement

    • C. 

      Testable possible explanation of an observation

    • D. 

      Concluding statement

  • 14. 
    A planned procedure to test a hypothesis is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Experiment

    • B. 

      Prediction

    • C. 

      Control

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 15. 
    Atoms are composed of
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT an organic macromolecule?
    • A. 

      Lipid

    • B. 

      Carbohydrate

    • C. 

      Nucleic acid

    • D. 

      Ice

  • 17. 
    Which of the following organic molecules are classified as carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Sugars

    • B. 

      Amino acids

    • C. 

      Nucleotides

    • D. 

      Fatty acids

  • 18. 
    Polysaccharides are
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Unsaturated fats

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 19. 
    Long chains of amino acids are found in
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Sugars

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Lipids

  • 20. 
    The two types of nucleic acids are
    • A. 

      DNA and RNA

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll and retinal

    • C. 

      Lipids and sugars

    • D. 

      Glucose and glycogen

  • 21. 
    DNA stores
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Protien

    • D. 

      Heredity information

  • 22. 
    How do living organisms get the carbohydrates their bodies need?
    • A. 

      Protiens build them

    • B. 

      DNA generates these molecules

    • C. 

      By eating carbs

    • D. 

      ATP stores carbs for later use

  • 23. 
    Where are lipids found in the cell?
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 24. 
    Which is the dependent variable in Hartes controlled experiment?
    • A. 

      Number of salamander eggs

    • B. 

      PH level

    • C. 

      Water level

    • D. 

      Amount of light

  • 25. 
    Which is the independent variable in Hartes controlled experiment?
    • A. 

      Number of salamander eggs

    • B. 

      Amount of carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      PH levels

    • D. 

      Light intensity